Foggy Glasses = Funky Shooting

 

Howard Leight by Honeywell UVEX Eyewear Rises Above the Fog to Keep Shooters on Target

WESTWOOD, Mass., (September 28, 2018) – Few things are more frustrating than having shooting glasses fog up while lining up sights on a target or swinging a scattergun over a flushing pheasant.

Lenses fog for several reasons, all related to temperature and humidity. A change in environment, such as leaving a building, entering a different room, or getting in and out of a vehicle can transform the water vapors hitting one’s lenses into frustrating fog. The vapor creating the fog often comes from the wearer’s own breath or sweat, so something as simple as a change in body position can result in vapors collecting or condensing on the lens surface.

Hunters and shooters often wear eye protection in dynamic environments. Removing glasses for repeated wiping is a non-starter. The solution is a durable, reliable lens coating.

New UVEX Hydroshield™ Anti-Fog Coating provides excellent scratch resistance, while helping to keep lenses fog free up to 90X longer than many other popular anti-fog products. It also offers 99.9-percent protection from harmful UVA and UVB ultraviolet radiation. This exceptional performance is confirmed by independent lab tests comparing other UVEX anti-fog coated safety glasses using stringent European EN166/168 standards.

HydroshieldTM Anti-Fog Coating is permanently bonded to the lens, which means it needs no reapplication or maintenance. It features dual-action (hydrophilic and hydrophobic) properties. Without getting too technical, this means moisture is first absorbed by the lens. Once water droplets form, they are repelled to the sides of the lens.

HydroshieldTM is available on two models of Howard Leight by Honeywell UVEX eyewear: the military ballistic-rated UVEX Genesis® model R-02229 with black frame and clear lenses, and the all-new UVEX Hypershock R-02230 model with black frame and clear lenses.

New UVEX Hypershock™ with HydroshieldTM

Hypershock eyewear delivers high-performance safety with aggressive, sport-inspired styling. The lightweight, wrap-around frame design offers high-impact protection, while streamlined padded temples and a molded nosepiece make for a secure, comfortable fit.

Model R-02220 / UPC 033552022206

  • Matte Black Frame, Clear PC Lens
  • HydroshieldTM anti-fog coating
  • Integrated hinge mechanisms with dual cam action.
  • Increased coverage, side protection and superior peripheral vision
  • Superior, long-lasting, fog-free vision
  • Scratch-resistant hardcoat lens
  • Ideal for indoor/outdoor environments including hot, humid conditions
  • Meets ANSI Z87.1-2015 impact standard
  • 99.9 percent UVA/UVB protection
  • 100 percent dielectric, meaning they can be worn in environments where accidental exposure to electrical charge is possible

MSRP: $18.99

New UVEX Genesis® with HydroshieldTM

Versatile Genesis eyewear combines military-grade protection with adjustable temple length and lens inclination for a comfortable and customized fit. UVEX HydroshieldTM Anti-Fog Coating and a unique ventilation channel between the frame and lens work together to deliver superior fog control.

Model R-02229 / UPC 033552022299

  • Matte Black Frame, Clear PC Lens
  • HydroshieldTM anti-fog coating
  • Wrap-around lens for uncompromised peripheral vision and protection
  • Ratchet, adjustable temples, flexible nose and lens inclination for a custom fit
  • Features Multi-Material Technology® (MMT) for comfort and impact diffusion
  • Unique ventilation channel between the frame and lens
  • Lifetime frame guarantee
  • Economical lens replacement system
  • Exceeds ANSI Z87+ high impact standards, certified to CSA Z94.3
  • Meets U.S. Military V0 ballistic test for impact
  • 99.9 percent UVA/UVB protection
  • Made in the USA

MSRP: $18.80

Stay on target, and don’t let foggy glasses create funky or unsafe shooting. In the field or on the range, remain focused on what matters. New Howard Leight by Honeywell UVEX eyewear models with Hydroshield™ provide exceptional comfort and protection while combatting lens fog— a leading source of obstructed vision—like never before.

ABOUT HONEYWELL HOWARD LEIGHT

Honeywell Safety Products empower individuals and families across the globe to enjoy more and worry less. Our industry leading hearing and eye protection help people to more safely enjoy the events and activities they love. Our broad selection of comfortable and stylish protective eyewear delivers safety without compromise, many of which meet ANSI high-impact standards and offer UVA/UVB protection. Building on over 30 years of innovation, we’re continually developing new designs, materials and technologies to enhance comfort and protection for industry trade professionals, recreational and competitive shooters, DIY homeowners, and all fans of live music and sporting events. Whatever your passion, trust Howard Leight to block out the noise so you can listen to what’s important, while staying safely focused on the big moments that matter. Learn more at howardleight.com.

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